plating, anodizing, & finishing Q&As since 1989
Trying to match welded and unwelded stainless steel finishes
April 22, 2010
We are making stainless steel doors which involves Cutting, Bending and Welding. We are facing problem as We are going to explain. After cutting and bending on all corners we are going to weld the job. Even after buffing we could not able to match the finish same as that which will be having through out. Of course we do grinding and polishing(Buffing). Please suggest us.
product designer - Bangalore. Karnataka, India
April 27, 2010
Is your problem with discoloration or the texture/grain pattern of the metal?
retired business owner - Hatboro, Pennsylvania
April 29, 2010
Sir, the problem is with texture/grain pattern of the metal (there is a difference between welded finished and non fabricated portion).Vijay Kumar
- Bangalore, Karnataka, India